Chyka Keebaugh is one of Melbourne’s most well-connected housewives. A familiar face at Melbourne’s top VIP events, Chyka is a go-getter with a quiet confidence and a positive outlook on life. Chyka is married to her best friend and business partner Bruce, who together have built one of Australia’s largest privately owned catering and event companies, The Big Group. With clients ranging from Middle Eastern sheiks to aristocracy; their clientele includes society’s elite. This powerful dynamic duo’s empire also includes The Design Depot and Capital Kitchen.
Chyka and Bruce lead a very busy social life. To keep on top of the never-ending invites, they meet up once a week to coordinate their schedules, always carving out time for the most important people to them, their family. When time permits, Chyka and Bruce love to travel, often combining work and play, returning to Australia with a crate full of new purchases and design ideas. Chyka is a huge fan of design, style, fashion, food and beautiful spaces; she also loves shopping and rummaging through antique shops for collectables. Using this knowledge, Chyka recently launched her own blog, which shares all her tips about decorating, cooking, creating and basically everything Chyka.
Chyka and Bruce have two teenage children - twenty-one year old Chessie and nineteen year old BJ.